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125 mi 201 km of trail 2 Featured Hikes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 22 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Featured Hikes in The Needles - 2

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Favorite Beautiful views shortly before the final ascent to Druid Arch.

Druid Arch

10.2 mi 16.4 km • Out and Back • 1,018 ft Ascent 310.19 m Ascent

Singletrack Moab, UT

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Favorite Needles District. with permission from Nick Terrett

Big Spring Canyon/Squaw Canyon Loop

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Loop • 610 ft Ascent 185.93 m Ascent

Singletrack Moab, UT

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Trails in The Needles - 33

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1 Chesler Park Trail
Monticello, UT
2.1 mi 3.4 km Monticello, UT
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2.0 mi 3.3 km #2 Joint Trail
Monticello, UT
2.0 mi 3.3 km Monticello, UT
All Clear
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Dry
86 days ago
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21.9 mi 35.2 km #3 Salt Creek Trail
Monticello, UT
21.9 mi 35.2 km Monticello, UT
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #4 Cave Spring Trail
Moab, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km Moab, UT
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2.0 mi 3.2 km #5 Druid Arch Trail
Monticello, UT
2.0 mi 3.2 km Monticello, UT
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5.4 mi 8.6 km #6 Big Spring Canyon Trail
Moab, UT
5.4 mi 8.6 km Moab, UT
All Clear
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Dry
72 days ago
1.7 mi 2.8 km #7 Slickrock Trail
Moab, UT
1.7 mi 2.8 km Moab, UT
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4.4 mi 7.1 km #8 Devils Kitchen Trail
Monticello, UT
4.4 mi 7.1 km Monticello, UT
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4.1 mi 6.6 km #9 Squaw Canyon Trail
Moab, UT
4.1 mi 6.6 km Moab, UT
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Several sections were submerged due to the heavy rains over the past couple days... otherwise, ALL CLEAR
81 days ago
5.2 mi 8.3 km #10 Confluence Overlook
Moab, UT
5.2 mi 8.3 km Moab, UT
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4.0 mi 6.4 km #11 Peekaboo Trail
Monticello, UT
4.0 mi 6.4 km Monticello, UT
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #12 Big Spring to Elephant Canyon Trail
Monticello, UT
2.6 mi 4.2 km Monticello, UT
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4.8 mi 7.8 km #13 Lower Red Lake Canyon Trail
Monticello, UT
4.8 mi 7.8 km Monticello, UT
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #14 Pothole Point Trail
Moab, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km Moab, UT
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3.3 mi 5.4 km #15 Lost Canyon Trail
Monticello, UT
3.3 mi 5.4 km Monticello, UT
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0.7 mi 1.2 km #16 Squaw Flat Bypass Trail
Moab, UT
0.7 mi 1.2 km Moab, UT
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1.5 mi 2.5 km #17 Angel Arch Trail
Monticello, UT
1.5 mi 2.5 km Monticello, UT
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1.1 mi 1.8 km #18 Salt Creek Canyon Trail
Monticello, UT
1.1 mi 1.8 km Monticello, UT
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #19 Davis Canyon Trail
Monticello, UT
1.2 mi 1.9 km Monticello, UT
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0.6 mi 1.0 km #20 Horse Hoof Campground Road
Monticello, UT
0.6 mi 1.0 km Monticello, UT
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